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Chesterfield Hummus Plant To Expand, Add 140 Jobs

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CHESTERFIELD, VA—A major company in Chesterfield County is expanding, and it could mean hundreds of new jobs.

Sabra Dipping Company will expand its manufacturing efforts in Chesterfiled County, investing some $85 million into the new project.

Governor Bob McDonnell made the announcement Tuesday and said the company will add some 140 new jobs over the next several years.

"Today's expansion brings the total jobs announced for the Chesterfield operation to nearly 500," said Gov. McDonnell. "We are honored to host the top-selling hummus brand in the country as it continues to accelerate in the growing food industry."

Tuesday's groundbreaking marks the initiation of the next phase of expansion, which is expected to be completed by mid 2014.

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